Biggi Hilmars ICELAND
The music of Icelandic composer Biggi Hilmars, described as having a 'unique beauty' needs little introduction. His work on film scores, television, movie trailers and commercials, will be familiar to many for its' distinctive, provocative and deeply original sound that combines classical, electronic, ambient, avant-garde and popular influences.
Recent notable credits includes the Nordic TV drama series 'Thin Ice' (2020) directed by Cecilie Mosli, produced by Yellow Bird and Sagafilm. The award winning ft. documentary 'The Last Igloo' (2019) produced by Swan Films for BBC4. The National Geographic adventure documentary series ‘Fiennes: Return to the Nile’ (2019) starring Joseph Fiennes and Sir Ranulph Fiennes, directed by Matt Dyas. The multi-award winning Channel 4 VR documentary 'Grenfell Our Home' (2018) directed by Jonathan Rudd.
Other recent film work includes the crime drama 'Beeba Boys' (2015) written and directed by Academy Award Nominee Deepa Mehta. Gordon Buchanan's BBC2 documentary 'Reindeer Family & Me' (2014). The official movie trailers for 'I Smile Back' (2014), starring Sarah Silverman. Thomas Vinterberg’s 'Far from the Madding Crowd' (2016) starring Carey Mulligan.
Recent commercial credits include 'Apple iPhone 11 Pro'. 'Mercedes Benz Vision EQ Silver Arrow'. 'Thomson Holidays Moments' ad campaign, recorded at Abbey Road Studios with the London Chamber Orchestra, which Biggi received a nomination for at last year's Music & Sound Awards.
"Icelandic composers & musicians have mastered the fusion of classic and popular music & Biggi Hilmars is no exception. His music retains the unique beauty & cinematic soundscape that encompasses my love for the sound of Iceland".
- Sarah Bridge, Music Supervisor (Theory of everything, The Crown)